per-user ftp traffic accounting ... possible ?

Jez Hancock jez.hancock at
Sat Mar 11 02:09:22 UTC 2006

On 3/6/06, Ensel Sharon <user at> wrote:
> I am using the standard, stock FreeBSD ftpd, running out of inetd.
> Is there any way to keep track of how much ftp traffic is generated by
> each individual user ?
You could use ipfw to count the traffic to/from each user - something like
this will count traffic for the user foo:

ipfw add count all from any to any uid foo

See my sig for a hack that implements this.

Jez Hancock
- System Administrator / PHP Developer        - ipfw peruser traffic logging

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